Discovery Elementary - 26



Discovery Elementary - 26 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Elementary - 26 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 125
1 121
2 134
3 111
4 96
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Elementary - 26 is a public elementary school located in Sioux Falls, SD in the Sioux Falls School District 49-5. It enrolls 699 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Elementary - 26 is the 6th largest public school in South Dakota and the 7,712th largest nationally. It has 20.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 699
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.52

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Discovery Elementary - 26 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 356
(51%)
8,197
(48%)
 Male 343
(49%)
8,795
(52%)

Discovery Elementary - 26 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 615
(88%)
11,570
(68%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
572
(3%)
 Black 22
(3%)
1,810
(11%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
1,518
(9%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
551
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
958
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Discovery Elementary - 26 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 559
(80%)
8,581
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(15%)
7,137
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(5%)
1,274
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Discovery Elementary - 26 is ranked 75th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Elementary - 26 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.0%) is lower than the state average of 43.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Discovery Elementary - 26 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 661
2006 723
2007 764
2008 812
2009 598
2010 628
2011 664
2012 699

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 19.5
2007 19.5
2008 19
2009 17.7
2010 18
2011 19.8
2012 20.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14977307110439
2006 0.15767634854772
2007 0.14659685863874
2008 0.16871921182266
2009 0.17391304347826
2010 0.1687898089172
2011 0.17168674698795
2012 0.2002861230329

Compare Discovery Elementary - 26 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,020.0% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.0%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Elementary - 26
Sioux Falls, SD
Public KG - 05 699 20.2:1  
Memorial Middle School - 04
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Public 06 - 08 1,073 17.5:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 722 16.3:1 2 miles
John F. Kennedy Elementary - 57
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Public KG - 05 628 16.1:1 3 miles
Christ the King School
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Private PK - 06 127 10:1 4 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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